College & Research Libraries – January 2017

crl squareThe January 2017 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1939 to the present and follow C&RL on Facebook and Twitter for updates and discussion.

Note: The November 2013 issue was the final print issue of College & Research Libraries. The journal began an online-only publication model in January 2014.


Wendi Kaspar, Jodie Borgerding, Megan Hodge, and Bill Marino. “PRIMO: Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online.”


Krista M. Soria, Jan Fransen, and Shane Nackerud. “Beyond Books: The Extended Academic Benefits of Library Use for First-Year College Students.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Julia Skinner and Melissa Gross. “The ISSAS Model: Understanding the Information Needs of Sexual Assault Survivors on College Campuses.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Mark Bieraugel and Stern Neill. “Ascending Bloom’s Pyramid: Fostering Student Creativity and Innovation in Academic Library Spaces.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Bruce White. “Citations and Circulation Counts: Data Sources for Monograph Deselection in Research Library Collections.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Stephanie Pitts-Noggle and Ryan Rafferty. “Investigating Textbook Reserves: A Case Study of Two Models for Reserves Collections.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

John M. Budd. “Faculty Publications and Citations: A Longitudinal Examination.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Arthur Taylor and Heather A. Dalal. “Gender and Information Literacy: Evaluation of Gender Differences in a Student Survey of Information Sources.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

Book Reviews

Craig Aaen-Stockdale. Altmetrics: A Practical Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Academics. Andy Tattersall, ed. London: Facet Publishing, 2016. 224p. $95.00 (ISBN 978-1-78330-010-5). Full Text (PDF).

Joseph Aubele. Barbara Allan. Emerging Strategies for Supporting Student Learning: A Practical Guide for Librarians and Educators. London: Facet Publishing, 2016. 178p. Paper, $75.00 (ISBN 978-1-78330-070-9). Full Text (PDF).

Ryan Litsey. Reviewing the Academic Library: A Guide to Self-study and External Review. Eleanor Mitchell and Peggy Seiden, eds. Chicago: American Library Association, 2015. 352p. Paper, $66.00 (ISBN 978-0-8389-8783-4). Full Text (PDF).

Michael R. Mitchell. Critical Literacy for Information Professionals. Sarah McNicol, ed. London: Facet Publishing, 2016. 172p. Paper, $95.00 (ISBN 978-1-78330-082-2). Full Text (PDF).

Mark Shelton. Lesley S.J. Farmer and Alan M. Safer. Library Improvement through Data Analysis. Chicago: ALA Neal-Schuman, 2016. 184p. Paper, $75.00 (ISBN 978-0-8389-1425-0). LCCN 2015046382. Full Text (PDF).

Laura Wilson. Marketing and Outreach for the Academic Library: New Approaches and Initiatives. Bradford Lee Eden, ed. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. 153p. Paper, $45.00 (ISBN 978-1-4422-6254-6). LC 2016000813. Full Text (PDF).